[maemo-users] Not enough memory

From: David Greaves david at dgreaves.com
Date: Thu Feb 18 01:44:40 EET 2010
Nelson Ferreira wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 15:47, Jan Knutar <jknutar at nic.fi> wrote:
>> On Wednesday 17 February 2010, Christian Walther wrote:
>>> Apart from that, I really can't understand why Nokia doesn't supply
>>> tools that allow to build clean packages, e.g. ones that install in a
>>> location of their own, without saving *anything* to a location used
>>>  by the Maemo OS.
>> All the developer has to do is create a debian/optify file in their
>> project's sourcedir, with the contents "auto", and that works for the
>> majority of cases.
>>> And, honestly, what do you think is the appropriate reaction of any
>>> user to a sentence like "The simple solution is to uninstall anything
>>> not coming from <insert source here>"? Feels a bit like being slapped
>>> in the face...
>> There's a reason there's a warning about installing random crap from
>> random place... Perhaps that warning should be made stronger...
> If only the App Manager would list the _source repository_ of the package...
>> Another nice feature would be if the application manager, or a web
>> interface somewhere, could tell you beforehand how much space an app
>> consumes on /...
> That too would be useful.

Not as much as if the app manager didn't takes >10Mb of space for repo indexes

"Don't worry, you'll be fine; I saw it work in a cartoon once..."
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